Grahakshitija, aka: Grahakṣitija, Graha-kshitija; 1 Definition(s)

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Grahakshitija means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Grahakṣitija can be transliterated into English as Grahaksitija or Grahakshitija, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[Grahakshitija in Jyotisha glossaries]

Grahakṣitija (ग्रहक्षितिज).—A great circle whose poles are situated at a planet. Note: Graha-kṣitija is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

(Source): Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms
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Jyotiṣa (ज्योतिष, jyotisha or jyotish) basically refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents one of the six additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas. Jyotiṣa concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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